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's deficit, $685 billion, the first time since five years ago that the deficit dropped below $1 trillion. and the president will be arriving later today to encourage more invest inspect the us. one way for the u.s. to dig out of the deficit even more is to get foreign dollars here, and that's what this conference partly is all about. >> the white house clearly prefers to talk about this rather than problems with the affordable care act website. was this a preplanned event? >> definitely a preplanned event. the fact that these other events are taking place, not exactly part of the plan, certainly the president wants to talk about this, because it has been a focus of the administration for the past two years. this is the first conference, but they have been working on trying to get more foreign dollars here for sometime now. you have had in the conference today, some of the top leaders from corporations around the world, including a wal-mart, dow chemical, for example, all of them saying that the u.s. has a lot of advantages, low interest rate, energy production is up, the u.s. for the fir
. >> reporter: yes, indeed, there is, del zotto. the deficit, the nation's deficit has dropped to $680 billion that's the first time it's dipped below a trillion in about five years. that is very good news. the president to talk to talk up the advantages for foreign inning investors and are going to be using 32 trade missions around the world to try to get foreign investments in the u.s. already many foreigners do put dollars here. some billions of dollars in the past several years. equaling millions of jobs for americans and they want more of that. >> so, randall, what is happening today at this summit? >> reporter: we have heard from a number of ceos of major businesses, for example, bill simon of wal-mart, we have also heard from the head of dow chemical, they are here saying that america is a favorable environment for any foreign inning invest. they are talking about the low interest rates that the u.s. has. the low cost, relative low costs of energy and transportation costs. the one weakness that has been pointed out, is that america needs to do a better job training americans for the job
from administration scandals and back to the economy. >> our deficits are getting smaller, not bigger. on my watch they are falling at the fastest pace in 60 years. so that gives us room to fix our long-term debt problems without sticking it to the young or undermining benefit, retirement or cutting basic research that helps us grow. >> the last time the federal government ran a surplus was back in 2001. >> if you are one of the 14 million americans who has been paying for your own insurance, there's a chance it may be chancedly. mark schneider tells us why. >> erin cox is a self-employed skin care therapist, wife and mother of two with the same insurance policy the past couple of years. she was happy until she found out she was losing it. >> i was shocked. i don't think i was clear or maybe the president was not completely transparent on what was going to happen with our current plans. i had no plan on changing. >> erin doesn't have her letter at the salon. that's okay. i have mine. i go in the mid-september from my providering saying come december 31st, my health care plan will no l
to reduce the national deficit. >> reporter: several thousand people here in northwest france, they are furious about their so-called ecotax that the president, president hollande, wants to introduce. he's already backtracked slightly. he's going to suspend it for more talks, but the people here want it scrapped all together. they say it will jeopardize their livelihoods. the area has been hit hard recently by factory closures mainly in the food processing business. they say they're being under cut by cheap labor elsewhere in the european union. they're particularly angry about germany, who they say is under cutting them. but they have taken a knock recently, and the focus of the protesters has been on this ecotax. just a week ago there were violent clashes with the police, rubber bullets were fired, tear gas was fired. the protesters hurled missiles at the police. there were several injuries. president hollande and backtracked and suspended the tax for further talks. protesters feel they have the initiative. they want him to go further. they want it jabbed all together. they'
than $4 billion next year to reduce the national deficit. we're at the protest in france. >> reporter: several thousand people here in northwest france, they are furious about this so-called ecotax that their president, president hollande, wants to introduce. he has already backtracked slightly. he said he'll suspend it for more talks. but the people here want it scrapped all together. they say it will jeopardize their lively audiihoods. the area has been hit hard by factory closures, mainly in the food process business. they say they've been under cut where in the european union, they are particularly angry go germany who they say is under cutting them. but the economy has take an knock recently. just a week ago there were violent clashes with the police, rubber bullets were fired. tear gas was fired. protesters hurled missiles at the police. there were several injuries. president hollande backtracked and suspended th the tax for further talks. they've been promised more state aid but they're still not happy. the speeches being made here just before a big march of voicing that anger.
of billions of dollars to the deficit that was not paid for, unlike the affordable care act which will help to lower the deficit. [applause] but you know what, once it was the law everybody pitched in to try to make it work. democrats weren't about to punish millions of seniors just to try to make a point or settle the score. so democrats worked with republicans to make it work. i'm proud of democrats for having done that. it was the right thing to do. because now--because now about 90% of seniors like what they have. they've gotten a better deal. both parties working together to get the job done. that's what we need in washington right now. [applause] that's what we need in washington right now. [applause] if republicans in congress were as eager to help americans get insurance, we would have progress. i'm not asking them to agree with me on everything. but if they worked on it like mitt romney, or ted kennedy with the precipitation drug bill we would be a lot further along. the point is we may have political disagreements. we do. deep ones. in some cases we've got fundamentally different
be abused. >> besides those two former editors of the news of the world there are six other deficits. the charges which all deny include conspiracy to subvert the course of justice. >> two fighters are dead from a suspected drone strike in somalia, believed to be a part of the armed group al shabaab. they were the only people in the car. some people are blaming the united states for the attack. according to the associated press an al shabaab member said the two men who died were senior members of the group. >>> there's more trouble over the weekend for the beleaguered affordable health care website. healthcare.gov was offline over the weekend, because of technical issues. ironically the problem came to light when kathleen sebelius, health and human services secretary, praised the website. the problem reportedly was fiched fixed and the site was back up and running. >>> two oklahoma convicts still on the run after a breakout, from the detention center early yesterday. two men were captured in a convenience store. two others are still in the area. they broke into the crawl space above
't be discriminated against. they stated would explode the deficit, and yet all of the reputable organizations have told us it is going to save us $100 billion over ten years. so we have had a litany of objections from the republicans about the affordable care act which has driven them to such a frenzy they even closed the government. so now we have you before the committee, and you are being asked -- i suppose later you will be asked about the website. but let me pursue this question about individuals have gotten notices that they will have their individual policies canceled. they are be able to get another plan, won't they? >> actually it's the law they will get another plan. >> so we're going to end the worst abuses of insurance companies, we're going to create consumer protections in the marketplace that they will be able to buy a policy even if they have been sick in the past, that women won't be charged more than men, that we're not going to let insurance companies deny coverage because of preexisting conditions, and there will be an essential benefit package, so you are not just buying some
a similar trimming over the same period. it's the same debate. rub cans want to bring down the deficit by cutting bark. the democrats loathe that because it has an effect on poor people. >> particularly if it doesn't come with a revenue enhancer to offset it. thank you. john terant. >> agriculture secretary oversees the food stamp program. he spoke to ali velshi about efforts to cut the program further. >> this is part of the safety net not just for struggling families, but since farmers receive $0.15 out of every dollar, it's about farm income. if people understand who benefits from the program, they'll see it's unacceptable to disqualify 2-3 million, which is what republicans are proposing. viel sack is defending the system from those saying it is filled with fraud. we'll have more on how the cut to foodstamps could affect the country on "real money" o here on john. >> iraqi prime minister nouri al-maliki is making a visit to the u.s. he's asking for help to end the violence that killed thousands of iraqis. mike viqueira joins us. the prime minister talked about the impact of the vio
seconds remaining, lebron james cut the deficit to one, scoring a game-hif 26. the rally ended there. the nets won, striking the first blow in the first installment of the nets-heat rivalry. >> devan durand and the city thunder taking on the minnesota timber wolves. it could be an all star performance. 10 assists and 14 points. minnesota's valuable player is kevin love, posting a double, double with 24 points and 14 rebounds. the timberwolves looking to snap a drought held durand to 14 points. >> on the ice - colorado avalanche semon varlamov was back between the pipes, two days after he was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and third degree assault after allegedly kicking his girlfriend in the chest. he was given permission by a denver judge to travel with the colarado avalanche, he was not spected to start. but his coach said despite his arrest, if he is available to play, he'll reply. semon varlamov stopped 27 of 29 chucks that he faced. he'll meet with the media after tonight's game for the first time. >> college football. two unbeaten top 1014 teems play the game of the weeken
gas. government promised tax increases of $4 billion to reduce the deficit. >> several thousands here in brittany in north-west france are furious about the ecotax that the president, francis hollande, wants to introduce. he's already backtracked slightly. he says he'll suspend it for more talks. the people here want it scrapped altogether. they say it will jeopardise their livelihoods. brittany has been hit hard by factory closures, mainly in the food processing business. they say they are buying undercut by cheap labour elsewhere in the european union and are particularly angry about germany who is undercutting then. the economy generally has taken a knock. the focus of the protest has been on the ecotax. a week ago there were violent clashes with the police, rubber bullets were fired, tear gas was fired, protesters hurled missiles at the police, there were several injuries, a couple of days later, francis hollande, the president backtracked and suspended. the protesters feel they have the initiative, they want him to go further and want the tax scrapped. they have been promised sta
to reduce the national deficit. >> tim friend is at the protest. >> there are several thousand here, furious at an ecotax that president francis hollande wants to introduce. he's backtracked slightly, saying he'll suspend it for more talks, but the people want it scrapped altogether. they say it will jeopardise their livelihoods. brittany has been hit hard by factory closures mainly in the food processing business. they say they are being undercut by cheap labour elsewhere in the european union, and are angry about germany who is undercut them, but the economy generally has taken a knock. the focus of the protest is on the ecotax. a week ago there were violent clashes with the police, rubber bullets were fired, tear gas fired. the protesters hurled missiles at the police. that were several injuries. a couple of days later the president francis hollande backtracked and suspended for further talks. protesters feel they have the initiative, they want to go further and want it trapped. they have been promised more state aid, but they are not happy, and speeches are made here before a big march a
on earnings above $1.3 million. the french government watts wants to claw back millions of dollars in deficits. >>> learn to go syria now and a suburb of damascus was one of the place where his chem wall cl weapons were used in august. now they are sunk a different type of warfare. they are under siege by the army. about a million people are trapped surrounded by checkpoints, she lives there and talked to us about her struggle to feed her family. >> as you can see, we are a big, extended family, there are 30 kids here. i, my daughter and her kids, we have no one but almighty allah. this has been home for us for three months and we just about get two bundles of bread a day. yesterday one girl came back from home late, almost 11:00 at night because she went to the camp to bring a bundle of bread, it cost nearly $4. my daughter went to the camp to bring now flour then she found out it was mixed with toxic materials, so after she baked it, she threw it away. >> i went there to complain but when i reached the check point they didn't allow me in so i returned back at sun sit. many people especially
. >> for the first time in five years, the u.s. government has run a budget deficit below $1 trillion. treasury secretary jack lew said it totals $36 billion. it is the smallest imbalance since 2008. >> retailers like wal-mart are bracing for changes in food stamp spending. tomorrow, a temporary boost in the program to help lower income americans expires. a family of four will have to live on $36 less in food stamps each month, and with more than 47 million americans in the program, that translates into $5 billion a year that it will be dropping from consumer spending. wal-mart estimates 24% of all food stamps are spent in its stores. we'll of mor have more an real . >> officials say the u.s. government will soon start to coordinate efforts at the federal level to attract foreign investment. >> what exactly is going to be different about this particular initiative? >> right now, the government will try to help these smaller states and cities. oftentimes, they're trying to do it themselves, pitching, execute deals and frequently are at a disadvantage to larger states and other countries. with th
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